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Peel Reaction From Enbrel Shot
Child has injection site reactions on enbrel and vomits after getting shot even with Zofran what would be a good alternative drug for JRA?
Other biologic.: The details of your child's history and past treatments are unknown, of course, but one could consider an alternative biologic. Each one is designed differently than others. I urge to set up a follow up with your child's pediatric rheumatologist to discuss further. Good luck and hope they feel better. ...Read more
I use Enbrel for RA. I took my injection and it bled a bit and raised up right away. Bruised at site. No other reaction. Should I be concerned?
Its ok: just put cold compress if it becomes red itchy after next injection just apply light pressure with cotton ball for 30 seconds so no bleeding ...Read more
Well tolerated excep: Despite the fda requiring the package insert to warn one of the development of cancer with the drug, there has been many studies refuting the increased propensity to develop cancer; either lymph, skin or other "solid tumors." the one big risk is infectious complications. The drug does not cause infections; but, it makes it difficult to fight off tuberculosis, fungal infections and viruses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take enbrel shots and a couple hours after i inject the shot i get a huge knot at the injection point and it itches for days is this normal?
Yes: Injection site reactions are one of enbrel's most common side effects. These are uncomfortable, but not serious in general. These may not occur after every injection. ...Read more
My child always vomits within minutes of her enbrel shots every week and is fine with her other shots is this normal and how can I prevent this?
I take enbrel for ankylosing spondilitis (since may). I have a cold, so i've stopped the shots for now. Are colds more serious because of enbrel use?
My child ALWAYS vomits with in minutes after getting enbrel shot even with Zofran down her. Is this normal? Any advice on how to prevent this ?
Conditioned response: Vomiting reflex is controlled in brain medulla--one part receives nerve impulses from GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. Do all shots make her vomit? ...Read more
On enbrel on my 3rd shot after the 1st shot felt great now feel like i did before going on enbrel. Will i start to improve soon? Tired of feeln sore
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